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Austria, Obergurgl

Close Range Sensing in Alpine Terrain

The main goal of the Joint Summer School 2017 is to provide participants with innovative practical and methodological skills to characterise complex terrain and objects using close...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 420
Switzerland, Sion

Wine, Terroir, Tourism

The summer school “Wine, Terroir, Tourism” introduces participants to the culture of wine and winemaking and explores the different synergies that exist with the field of tourism....

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 690
Netherlands, Groningen

Society, Environment, Transportation and Space (SETS)

The aim of the summer course is to develop an understanding of the ways The Netherlands, considered by many as "The Gateway to Europe", deals with economic, environmental and settl...

Italy, Castiglione del Lago

Geoscience Communication School

The Geoscience Communication School is the result of the collaboration between some researchers willing to fill the gaps they have found during they careers. Over the past decades...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 670

Courses 2016

Italy, Tarquinia

Convective and volcanic clouds detection, monitoring and modeling

Attending the school you will get an overview of the state of the art techniques and methods for detecting and monitoring the volcanic and convective clouds, you will know the diff...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Germany, Bonn

Terrestrial Modelling and High-Performance Scientific Computing

The objectives of this applied course is to provide the theoretical and technical context of terrestrial modeling in high-performance scientific computing (HPSC) environments utili...

language English
duration 1 week
Croatia, Split

Introduction to GIS with practical applications

Introduction to GIS course provides a start-up for the practical use of GIS software and geospatial datasets. The motivation for conducting this course arises from a fact that know...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Germany, Aachen

Inverse Modelling in Earth and Environmental Sciences

The course objectives are to familiarize the participants with new algorithms that have been developed to estimate model parameters from experimental data using inverse modelling....

language English
duration 1 week
Russia, Nizhnevartovsk

Geology, Petroleum Engineering and the History of Russian Oil Producing Industry

Nizhnevartovsk Affiliate of Tyumen Industrial University is glad to present its "Samotlor Summer School 2016" within the DAAD "Go-East Summer Schools 2016” program at Foreign Unive...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 630
United Kingdom, Oxford

Geography

Our Oxford summer school course covers any aspect of geography that you are interested in; there are options to take human geography or natural geography and focus on specific area...

United Kingdom, Durham

Energy Transitions in Contemporary and Emerging Societies

This short course offers an in-depth overview of the interconnections between energy and society. By attending you will gain a unique interdisciplinary understanding of how energy...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Russia, Omsk

The Geography Summer School

Lessons include 2 modules: Problems of physical geography; Economic and social module. During the training course students are going to listen to lectures of leading...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Utrecht

Land Governance for Development

The large-scale acquisition of land in the global South ? often referred to as land grabbing ? has received much attention from academics, policy-makers and media in the last years...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Future Deltas

In these populated deltas, activities of delta inhabitants often disturb the natural complex and dynamic balance of delta-forming processes, thereby putting deltas at risk. For exa...

United Kingdom, London

Energy Policy and Geopolitics

This course introduces students to the problems of energy policy and energy geopolitics in a broad international context. It develops an understanding of core theoretical approache...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Outcast Barcelona: from Picaresque to Pintoresque

This course focuses on the lesser-known areas of Barcelona: the “outcast” part of the city. The course proposes a critical analysis of urban phenomena in order to understand the ro...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Spain, Barcelona

Walking through Barcelona

This course aims to give participants an in-depth understanding of the city of Barcelona, its history, its art, and its role as a European and Mediterranean capital.

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Belgium, Mons

Geological Raw Materials

Raw materials (rocks, minerals, metals) are essential for modern life, from civil engineering to new technologies. Increasing demand from emerging countries and environmental conce...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Greece, Athens

Exobiology and Space Geology

*Ages 13-17* Is life unique to Earth? Our solar system has other rocky planets, many moons, and plenty of asteroids and comets – could alien life ever have existed – could it poss...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Italy, Larderello, Pisa

Geothermics

The school would have the target to create highly specialized professionals in various branches of research and development of geothermal power production (geology, geochemistry, d...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS

Courses 2015

Germany, Jülich

Concepts, frameworks and methods for the comparative analysis of water governance

The IUSF-TIAS Autumn School “Concepts, frameworks and methods for the comparative analysis of water governance” is intended for PhD or postdoctoral researchers focusing on comparat...

Austria, Innsbruck

Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research on Surface-Atmosphere Exchange over Mountainous Terrain

Surface-Atmosphere exchange processes play an essential role in a wide range of fields such as numerical weather prediction, climate modeling, glaciology, air pollution assessment...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Netherlands, Utrecht

Physics of the Climate System

Physics of the Climate System addresses how the laws of physics affect our climate. The Summer Course focuses on the following topics: the interaction of radiation with atmospheric...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Measuring and modeling dynamics in innovation systems

The concept of the innovation system stresses that the flow of knowledge between people, firms and other organizations is key to innovation It stresses the interaction between acto...

Greece, Lefkes, Paros island

Population issues in Greece and the greater area of the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean

The Course consists of two 1,5 hour lectures daily for 10 days. Students are asked to submit an essay on the population issues concerning Greece and the greater area of the Eastern...

Netherlands, Middelburg

Energy Choices: Truth is Relative!

In this course students will become familiar with current best practice in the theory and use of analytical “toolkits” for performing fair and honest assessments of energy resource...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Hands-on GIS for Earth Scientists

This course is a hands-on course on GIS: 2 weeks of practical’s in the GIS Lab of the faculty of Geosciences. The following topics will be covered: Working with ArcGIS Desktop (Arc...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Theory and Applications to GeoResources and GeoEnergy

Sedimentary basins, the sites of mankind's most important energy- and geo-resources, provide the temporal record of the geological evolution of the continents and their margins. B...

Portugal, Almada

Coastal Meteorology and Oceanography Summer School

The Ocean Campus - Coastal Meteorology and Oceanography Summer School takes advantage of the location of Lisbon, very close to an eastern boundary current system, where, in summer,...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Austria, Obergurgl

Close Range Sensing Techniques in Alpine Terrain

The main goal of the Joint Summer School 2015 is to provide students with innovative practical and methodological skills to characterize complex terrain and object features using c...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 375

Courses 2014

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Physics of the Climate System

Physics of the Climate System addresses how the laws of physics affect our climate. The Summer Course focuses on the following topics: the interaction of radiation with atmospheric...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Biofuels Versus Food Production in a Globalising World

Biofuel production remains highly controversial. First, biofuel production, such as oil palm, stimulates rural development, but is also said to cause widespread environmental degra...

Greece, Rhodes island

Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences

The term “Big Data” refers to various forms of large amount of data, which requires specific computing platforms for their analysis. The challenges on LINKED, OPEN, BIG DATA includ...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Climate Change: Disasters, Challenges and Opportunities

Climate Change or Global Warming is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. In this multidisciplinary course, experts will discuss many aspects of the problem, such as...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Contemporary Cities: Challenges & Opportunities

Cities are both economic engines, dynamic, creative, cultural hubs and concentrations of poverty, inequality, pollution and congestion. While the benefits of urban life are plentif...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Hands-on GIS for Earth Scientists

This course is a hands on course on GIS: two weeks of practical’s in the GIS Lab of the faculty of Geosciences. The following topics will be covered: Working with ArcGIS desktop (A...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Land Governance for Development

Land is again a priority in international development research and cooperation. New actors are buying up large tracts of land in developing countries for growing export crops and b...

Austria, Vienna

Vienna Summer School in Urban Studies 2014:rnRight to the City - Appropriations of Public Spaces in Transition

Urban public spaces are constantly changing and highly contested territories. The fields of action that have to be considered when analysing urban public spaces range from the impa...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Germany, Muenster

Gamifying Spatial Collaboration

The summer school will take a close look at the opportunities and challenges that arise through combining geoinformatic technology with gamification for spatial collaboration. Two...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200

Courses 2013

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Measuring and modeling dynamics in innovation systems

The most important insight that has dominated the field of innovation studies in recent decades is the fact that innovation is a collective activity. It takes place within the cont...

Denmark, Aarhus

Geothermodynamics

How does Earth work? Our modern understanding of processes in the Earth’s mantle and the crust results a great deal from the application of thermodynamics. Rocks are equilibrium sy...

duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Innovations for a Sustainable Future: Dutch Experiences

- What are the challenges for a sustainable future? - How can innovation address these challenges? - How to understand innovation processes in energy and water management? - How...

Netherlands, Middelburg

SCUBA Diving course

OPTIONAL for participants of the course Estuarine Ecology in Man-made Ecosystems: participants can obtain their PADI Open Water divers license. During this week, a SCUBA course wil...

Courses 2012

Denmark, Aarhus

Geothermodynamics

How does Earth work? Much of our modern understanding of processes in the Earth’s mantle and crust results from the application of thermodynamics. Rocks are equilibrium systems and...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

Geothermodynamics

How does Earth work? Much of our modern understanding of processes in the Earth’s mantle and crust results from the application of thermodynamics. Rocks are equilibrium systems and...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Netherlands, Utrecht

Contemporary Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

On the one hand, cities are economic engines and centres of innovation and culture. They attract people to live, work and study. They are where new ideas emerge, where capital accu...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Innovations for a Sustainable Future

What are the challenges for a sustainable future? How can innovation address these challenges? How to understand innovation processes in energy and water management? How to mana...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Land Governance for Development

Reshape use of land Land is again a priority in international development research and cooperation. Large-scale land acquisitions have become a hot topic. New actors – both foreig...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Hands-on GIS for Earth Scientists

This course is a hands on course on GIS: two weeks of practical’s in the GIS Lab of the faculty of Geosciences. The following topics will be covered: • Working with ArcGIS deskt...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Global Migration and Development

Migrants as key agents The relationship between migration and development has attracted increasing attention from researchers, NGO’s and policy-makers in recent years. Migrants ar...

Courses 2010

Norway, Oslo

Security and Environmental Change

The course addresses the conceptual and policy issues in contemporary discussions of security related to environmental matters, and in particular to climate change. It reviews the...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS